A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Kuqa in China. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009y43. Unique identifier: us20009y43. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 14:17:31 / July 19, 2017 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:17:31 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 82.6792 East, latitude 41.857 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuche (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km NW of Kuqa, China.
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